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Vietcong

Application Details:

Version: 1.60
License: Retail
URL: http://www.pterodon.com/
Votes: 3
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.1

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

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What works

Starting the game -> Loading a saved game -> Playing the game

The game was very playable like that, for example running through the forest, shooting, going back to the menu and returning to the game, using binoculars, hand grenades etc.

What does not

- Starting a new campaign

- Starting a "quick fight" or single missions

- Viewing credits from the main menu

- Quitting the game properly

Workarounds

What was not tested

Any Add Ons, Multiplayer

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
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Additional Comments

The game was NOT installed through wine, but registry entries were copied, the 1.60 patch was applied and a NOCD-Crack was installed.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowAntergos x86_64May 03 20194.1Yes Yes YesBronzeJan Havran 
ShowAntergos x86_64Dec 23 20184.0-rc3-stagingYes Yes YesGarbageJan Havran 
ShowAntergos x86_64Jul 18 20183.12N/A Yes YesSilverJan Havran 
ShowAntergos x86_64Jan 14 20183.0-rc6N/A Yes YesSilverJan Havran 
ShowAntergos x86_64Apr 10 20172.3N/A Yes YesBronzeJan Havran 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
9337 Vietcong game crashes after start NEW View
33292 Vietcong: Disc can't be authenticated UNCONFIRMED View
33295 Vietcong: Connecting to a multiplayer server does not work UNCONFIRMED View
43567 Vietcong - game crashes during radiocalls UNCONFIRMED View
45623 Audio cracking since 3.13 UNCONFIRMED View
46375 Vietcong: game save thumbnails (screenshots) have corrupted colors UNCONFIRMED View

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HowTo / Notes

The game crashes after start (when loading some 3D scene)

You can install VCStarter v1.7 BETA (more info at vietcong.info ), apply patch from 39057 or use Wine-Staging. See the corresponding bug report ( 9337 ) for more details.

The game crashes in campaign when radiocalls icon is shown.

Enable "Fix crashes in singleplayer on Windows Vista and up (radiocalls)" in VCStarter.
See the corresponding bug report ( 43567 ) for more details.

The game immediately crashes

Check your maps folder for number of downloaded maps. Game usually won't start when the maps folder contains more than about 500 maps (1000 files, since every map consists of two files).

Moving some of the maps into another folder (or deleting them) is the only working solution.

There are no servers found in in-game server list. Is Vietcong MP dead?

No it is not, but GameSpy support has ended. Vietcong now uses new master server: Qtracker. Add this line into your /etc/hosts (on your Unix system, not your Wine virtual disc):
65.112.87.186 master.gamespy.com
You can also use online server list at vietcong1.eu.

Connecting to a multiplayer server does not work

Install directplay using winetricks:

winetricks directplay
See the corresponding bug report ( 33295 ) for more details.

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